ESS-580DDF: Roman coin (possibly)

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-580DDF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A heavily abraded and worn copper-alloy Roman coin, likely a nummus or contemporary copy thereof. Dating to the period c. 4th century AD. Obverse and reverse both too worn to decipher. Legends illegible

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 11.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: High Wych (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4716
Four figure Latitude: 51.82329007
Four figure longitude: 0.13154037
1:25K map: TL4716
1:10K map: TL41NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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